Using cold frames is a good way to extend the growing season for gardeners that live in cold climates. Cold frames are very effective and easy and cheap to build. Many northern gardeners have been using them for a long time.
What Are Cold Frames?
Although there are several types of cold frames, most of them are insulated box-like structures with windows on top. The frame lays directly on the surface of the ground, or is partially submerged, but it has no bottom. Plants are planted in the ground within the cold frame or enclosed in pots or seed trays. Continue reading